• Short Summary

    A JORDANIAN AIRLINE FLEW INTO KARACHI ON WEDNESDAY (JULY 7) CARRYING TEN TONS OF RELIEF GOODS FOR USE IN EAST PAKISTAN.

  • Description

    A JORDANIAN AIRLINE FLEW INTO KARACHI ON WEDNESDAY (JULY 7) CARRYING TEN TONS OF RELIEF GOODS FOR USE IN EAST PAKISTAN.

    THE CARGO - A GIFT FROM THE JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT - WAS HANDED TO THE PAKISTAN AUTHORITIES FOR ONWARD TRANSMISSION TO DACCA.

    SYNOPSIS: A SPECIAL JORDANIAN AIRLINE FLIGHT TOUCHED DOWN IN KARACHI AIRPORT ON WEDNESDAY (JULY 7) CARRYING TEN TONS OF GOODS TO BE USED FOR RELIEF IN EAST PAKISTAN. SOLDIERS UNLOADED HUNDREDS OF BOXES WHICH CONTAIN BADLY-NEEDED SUPPLIES FOR THE TROUBLE-TORN PART OF THEIR COUNTRY - MORE THAN 1,000 MILES AWAY. THE CARGO - SENT AS A GIFT BY THE JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT - WAS LOADED ONTO TROLLIES BEFORE BEING TRANSFERRED TO DACCA - THE EAST PAKISTANI CAPITAL.

    THE PAKISTAN GOVERNMENT, MEANWHILE, IS TRYING TO ENCOURAGE REFUGEES WHO FLED TO INDIA TO RETURN TO THEIR HOMES IN EAST PAKISTAN. INDIA, HOWEVER, WANTS TO SEE A POLITICAL SETTLEMENT FIRST, AND THE NUMBER OF REFUGEES WHO HAVE FLED TO INDIA HAS NOW REACHED SEVEN MILLION. FEW HAVE RETURNED TO EAST PAKISTAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA23ZM76ILBH14ZTWJQIG8AI49
    Media URN:
    VLVA23ZM76ILBH14ZTWJQIG8AI49
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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